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Nov 26, 2013 9:00pm PST
coast to coast. >> weather fine here i don't know what's going on over there so we are here nice and early and hope to get out. >> headed to the airport take the travel tip with you. check the airline web site to see if they allow flight changes for free. seen up for the app for the latest on any delay. by thursday the storm will be gon gone. but strong winds hyped it could spoil an 87 year tradition. those giant balloo balloons macy thanksgiving day parade could be grounded. tonight 15 states have winter weather advisory here in the nation capitol we won't see any snow but it is beginning to feel like christmas. white house tremendous areeves on friday. >> now if flying delta u.s. airways united and jet blue will waive any change fee for people who pet stuck for the flight get cancelled. it's it's likely that more air lens will do the same as this storm hits. >> in december san francisco international airport will bring in train dog like toby to help passengers who are feeling a little stressed. the dog will be deployed at all term national thanks to the spca and animal
KOFY
Nov 28, 2013 9:00pm PST
-tim full-time. >> we identified as agender which is not i don't have a gender. >>reporter: despite what happened on the bus that day, fleishman will return to riding bus was friend. will continue to wear skirts. >> i'm going to keep wearing the skirts. that's that i'm not going to give up. it's a big part of who i am. >>reporter: this is abc 7 news in oakland. >> there was a wild crime spree this morning in east san jose. police shot and killed a sta stabbing suspect after they say he tried to ram an officer with stolen car. crime spree started at home on loose avenue where he stabbed several people and car jacked a van. van then got on the freeway going in the wrong direction. it was chased into a cul-de-sac off may berry road then the driver tried to run them down. that's when officers shot him. >> there were gunshot you could tell. they were gunshot. >> any return fire by the police. >> we don't know. we don't know. just like 5, 6 time in a row. that's it. >>reporter: police department spokesperson says an officer shot the suspect at least once killing him. he's not bee
KOFY
Nov 12, 2013 9:00pm PST
. >> generally people prefer not to pay more for something if you don't have to. >> in the case of the golden gate bridge it appears they will. executives now have 5 options which could raise toll to as much as 8 dollars within 5 years. >> sundz like a lot. >> why do they need to raise i it. they said when they raised it to 6 dollars that was going to be it. >> good question. district manager knew it would be comin coming. >> things cost more today than they did 6 years ago. we spend about half of our toll to fund transit. bus operation. that takes one and a half lanes of traffic off the bridge during rush hour. takes thousands of cars off the street every day and helps with mobility. >>reporter: or in 6 words capitol reserve doyle drive transit and infrastructure. from repainting towers to fi fixing access to the ferry boa boat. and parking at larkspur landing is an issue too. >> would i actually be willing to pay a little bit for parkin parking. >> 5 dollars a day. 8 dollars a day. >>reporter: how far have we come? did you know that when the brim open entered 1937 a toll ticket c
KOFY
Nov 8, 2013 9:00pm PST
a total of 31 members. harris says this is just changing personnel and not real reform. >> you don't change the protocol and if you don't have the people that make sure they do these people do their jobs. it's no different than it was before. the shake up is more for look than it is i think of any real substance. >> the sheriff's office tells us there will be more staff changes next week. abc 7 news has also learned that federal investigators have been at the hospital all week conducting their own probe. they are from the agency that controls the funding of medicare and medicaid to hospitals. they can fine even shut counsel hospital if they find problems that aren't later fixed. vick le, 7 news. >> wild pig continue to cause all kind of problems in san ramone. just today they were seen trotting through a gateed community and in another neighborhood on west side drive they keep destroying lawn look at the daniel. this week yard assault marked the tenth time the front lawn west side drive have been torn up. hired tra trapper has already captured 12 of these non-native pig in
KOFY
Nov 4, 2013 9:00pm PST
action before something unfortunate happens. >> we have a very low crime rate. we just don't have any of the problems that this ordinance purports to address. >> mayor harris says handful of existing gun store in pleasant hill exempt from the restriction and won't feel much of an impact from the ordinance. we have more on tonight's meeting on 7 news at 11:00 o'clock over on channel 7. >> well san francisco late today police tweet add picture of a person of interest in the disappearance of a visitor from brazil. hears the picture. and the number you can call if you recognize it. here's the number to call. police want to question this man about the person who called relevant i was in brazil and friend in los angeles to say he was in trouble and thought he was being followed. >> former stanford player in the middle of major controversy in the nfl. jonathan martin left the dolphins last week over what he thought to be a nasty prank. now his teammate richie incognito accused of sending racial slur to martin. more from david. >>reporter: brunt of the alleged harassment former stanfor
KOFY
Nov 25, 2013 9:00pm PST
to prove it. laura has the story. >> well, i'm not a hero. i mean i don't want -- i don't wear a batman suit or superman or these you know these characters. i just reacted the way i did. >>reporter: stockton man who tried to catch a woman who jumped from the third deck of the coliseum after yesterday raider game told abc 7 news he would do it again. >> she started to descend i braced myself to catch her. i was hoping i can when i caught her lock my arms around her so she could absorb the impact with me. but unfortunately she hit and she bounced off. >>reporter: 61-year-old don ended up with severe bruising to his left arm but no serious injuries when the young woman he tried to catch landed knees first into his arms sending both of them to the pavement. what ran through his mind is don't let all the people see this. try to save her. try to stop it. >>reporter: it was just 15 minutes after the raider game at the coliseum. vietnam war veteran and raider season ticket holder he and pal were walking outside on concourse when they saw the woman grave feet above. she had crawled out
KOFY
Nov 7, 2013 9:00pm PST
but don't know what the possibility is going to be. just a host of unknown. >>reporter: twitter played a conservative aming weak spot projecting confidence about the future. >> very cautious. took a very meticulous approach to approaching this big i p o day and they have been talking very candidly about their growth. they have been talking about their slower growth. talking about how many reallyen gamed users they have. >> whether you watch from said lines or put the cash on the line twitter is having in just 8 let ears good day. >> we are watching a star be born. always exciting. >> twitter now has 2 billion dollars to expand the company. t money into the stock today they have to wait for the company to turn a profit. at turn -- twitter headquarters this is 7 news. >> well not everyone is cheering twitter success. several protest took place today in front of the company headquarters and organized by affordable housing advocate who believe twitter is making san francisco too expensive for working class residents to live in and criticize the city decision to give twitter sizable tax
KOFY
Nov 19, 2013 9:00pm PST
by people who don't need them. the numbers tell the story. according to the committee there are 500,000 placard in the bay area. but only 29,000 regular meaters an 7 husz blue spaces in san francisco. the recommendations approved by the mta board tonight include increasing local enforcement. increasing the number of blue spaces by 4 70. and start to go work on getting state legislation for improved certification and management of placard at the dmv which could cut down on flood >> right now they have no way to track whether a clinic certifies 50 a week. 500 a week. 1 a month. they are operating system is still doss that's how antiquated the system is. >>reporter: if the committee gets the changes it wants from the state then it will come become at the time beard of supervisor force the local law. >> if the state passes authorizing legislation it would still have to come become to any city that wanted to consider their own local decision-making pro circumstances including allowing time limits and the paying meter to request with with them at disabled spaces. this is abc 7 new
KOFY
Nov 6, 2013 9:00pm PST
not have anything to spend it on today, but tomorrow, they will have new acquisitions, if they don't have the money, they can't do it. >> reporter: it moved into san francisco's mid-market area, while a crew cleaned the windows today, they were cleaning up market street. the owner of sam's diner says there is more foot traffic, which is boosting her business. >> with twitter and other businesses coming into the area, it definitely generated more foot traffic in the area. so we have to hire more people. >> reporter: the ipo is expected to bring millionaires among the employees. the city has located in mid-market, mayor lee didn't know who they were, but he intends to talk to them to support housing and educational needs. >> people who will benefit from the ipo sale will probably look for investments. and i want to make sure, i got my arms out. >> reporter: twitter is offering 70 million shares, priced at $26 a share. now this has been a good year for social media, facebook up, and some are concerned about how much faster twitter can grow and how soon it will turn a profit. in the news room
KOFY
Nov 22, 2013 9:00pm PST
that toy guns don't look too much like the real thing. >>> also, a serial killer's bizarre courtroom behavior and reaction to his death sentence today. >>> and new evidence obtained by the abc 7 news anuncer: anuncer: you're on the right track to save big during sleep train's triple choice sale. for a limited time, you can choose to save hundreds on beautyrest and posturepedic mattress sets. or choose $300 in free gifts with sleep train's most popular tempur-pedic mattresses. you can even choose 48 months interest-free financing on the new tempur-choice with head-to-toe customization. the triple choice sale ends soon at sleep train! ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> back to the breaking news we're following closely for you in los angeles. a loud sound that scared passengers into thinking that someone had fired a gun. what it really was was an suv that crashed into a parking garage right now traffic at the airport is moving at a crawl. all of this on what was supposed to be the busiest travel day, or one of them anyway, busiest travel day of the year. s
KOFY
Nov 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
by b so come pap i don't know measure. both increase height limit for anything built on this site. here again, no 61 percent. yes on c 39 percent. but again very early in the vote tally tonight. more as the hour progresses. poll close 1 hour ago so we are expecting more returns to begin coming in. certainly voters making their choices heard in other states around the country as well. virginia in new jersey. races playing out like a play with larger than life personality and outcome that could send shock wave reaching to the white house. here's karen. >> in new jersey christy reelection. last year president obama won rely bring democratic garden state by 17 points. this year he cleaned up in key demographic. among women and independent. sets up christy quit nicely for 2016 presidential run. but good luck getting him to talk about it. >> whatever the future brings l. >> what a great tonight everybody. >> in virginia long time confidant the about a win over republican rival l who was back by the tea paevrment. >> republican party has 2 different version of the future rig
KOFY
Nov 11, 2013 9:00pm PST
to the relief effort for victims of typhoon why lapped a and avoid giving to unsolicited telemarketers. you don't really know how much of your money the telemarketer will keep for themselves. people will prey on our good nature. be very careful. >> coverage of typhoon continues on our web site and on our facebook page. also follow us on twitter at this web site. keep you updated on that. move to other news tonight. the new fourth bore caldecott tunnel set to open in next week or so. first it has to pass a series of safety test. once open the fourth bore leaf 88th a lot of daily congestion through the oakland hills on highway 24. commuters desperate for years. 7 news reporter laura anthony has the story. >> we have a knock on the car fire. we plug into the standby system writ now this week cal-trans several east bay fire agency running through a series of scenario in the new tunnel. range from animal loose inside the tunnel to major fire or explosion. in this mock scenario there's a smokey fire in the tunnel. unlike the old bore water is available for firefighters. people can escape
KOFY
Nov 21, 2013 9:00pm PST
very good. >>reporter: many bart riders don't care any more who gets what in the contract. just that it's done. they can't take any more uncertainty. >> bart management and the union need to get their stuff together because the public has already been through this with what 2 bart strikes now and i don't think that it's fair for to us good through that again. >>reporter: some do have an opinion about what is finally agreed to. >> dear bart. please let the the employees have their family leave. they need it. >> i think you should just man up and approve what you already agreed to. >>reporter: and all are incredulous that important public agency could bunk el the contract details after such a hard fought negotiations. >> what i really want to say is probably inappropriate. hard for me to believe they actually missed it. i think they probably did read the papers and maybe it's not entirely the truth. >>reporter: bart has made donna happy. >> i am not a bart rider and i am happy i am not because when i see the dissatisfaction that so many of my friends and co-workers feel ab
KOFY
Nov 13, 2013 9:00pm PST
're not saying don't do that, but if people have that preference. that is why they're approaching us, they want to know 100% of their donations will go to communities on the ground in the philippines. >> reporter: volunteers say $100,000 has already been erased. the supporters and donors gathered this morning to pray for the welfare of the survivors. in the south bay, the office is engaged in a grass roots funding campaign to provide dehydrated food and bottles. to build the schools in haiti after the earthquake and they may do the same in the philippines. >> we don't know yet, but we'll see how desperate, and in need they are for supplies and support. but probably, we'll build some schools, maybe, we don't know yet. >> reporter: this is a global humanitarian group with 50 volunteers ready to help. if you're interested in helping to these agencies, go to abc7, click on see it on tv. nbc, david louis, abc 7 news. >>> and as you well know the situation in the philippines seems to grow more desperate every day now. the official death toll stands at 2700, but sadly is expected to rise. the u.s. has
KOFY
Nov 15, 2013 9:00pm PST
it a secret. >> this is too much. i don't know what to say. with robin safely in dad arm big brother bat kid was off with batman to rescue a damsel in distress from cable car license but wouldn't be easy. contained crusader than counter suspicious did he raise that naetded disarming. not a moment to spare because the ri ridler was up to no good. bat kid arrived just in time to foil the ridler attempted bank robbery. busy mrping for bat kid with more to come. so pit stop in order. super hero have to eat. >> i have to belief that you worked up quite an appetite. head open down to the burger bar and tell them lunch is on the chief of police. >>reporter: break wouldn't last long. flash mob signal to bat kid that giant mascot lucille had been kidnapped by the evil penguin. bat kid rushed to at&t park rescued lucille. if it was a typical day for super hero like bat kid. that ended with rally in front of gotham city hall. mayor lee presented bat kid, miles, with a key to the city. to think miles just thought he was getting a batman costume and so excited about that. make a wish greater b
KOFY
Nov 18, 2013 9:00pm PST
years. students and former students are angry and disappointed. >> i don't think they should change the name. apache everybody know them. valet had we are known as the apache. >> i don't believe it's offensive at all. i think we are honoring apache. >>reporter: to young people would i say they are not aware of the broader ramifications. >>reporter: battle raging in different flavors across the nation. in southern california the american anti-arab discrimination committee took issue with this school for the image of the reveered arab mascot. in washington, d.c. the redskins football team under pressure to change. as cleveland indian ks kansas city chiefs and atlanta braves. what used to be okay is not any more critic say. >> it used to be we had to ride in the back of the bus. was it right then? is it right now? no. >>reporter: but is it right in vallejo? have you seen any of the school skits. >> the school games, no. but they are pretty much the same. >>reporter: tim banks has he covers football for the vallejo regional television channel. he says we know racism if he sa
KOFY
Nov 24, 2013 9:00pm PST
and scratches on his arms and hands. police are looking for evidence. they don't know if he was assaulted or fell from the gym roof 30 feet up. they hope video from surveillance cameras will show up. >> he and his friends were engaged jumping from roof to roof and against walls a month ago. one of the men fell and broke his leg. >> reporter: a video was posted showing acrobatics that can include jumping from rooftops. it started in france and was repopularized from this scene. >> i see videos on facebook never that high of a roof. >>> what attracts you to this sport? >> adrenaline. >> it's scary for me. school is supposed to be a safe environment for children. this thing happen and really terrifying. >> police hope to interview the injured teen when doctors bring him out of the medically induced coma this week. no witnesses have come forward. >> abc 7 news. >>> a nevada man is facing murder charges accused of killing his you care take area from the bay area. melvin is accused of shooting and killing katherine stanza. she was from concord and living with him at the time. a spokesperson wit
KOFY
Nov 27, 2013 9:00pm PST
don't offer. >> i think it's great to hear the jazz playing. perfect time of year for it. >> happy thanksgiving at sfo. carolyn tyler, abc 7 news. >>> well, it will be a happy thanksgiving, we hope but a hassle-filled thanksgiving for people in other parts of the country. most problems have been on the east coast for travelers where millions are scrambling to join families at the thanksgiving dinner table. many of them dealing with a winter storm this disrupted all kinds of travel plans. abc 7 news reporter, marcy gonzalez reports from the new jersey turnpike. >> frozen roads, flooded streets and a whole lot of frustration. >> traffic was crazy, crazy. >> crazy is one of the choice words being used to describe getting around on this, one of the busiest travel days of the year. a massive untimely thanksgiving eve storm bearing down on much of the east coast. spawning tornadoes in florida and north carolina. >> kind of -- >> bringing strong wind to new york city threatening to ground the balloons for tomorrow's parade. >> the weather has been a little unkind to us. >> from albany to
KOFY
Nov 29, 2013 9:00pm PST
's probably the worst feeling you could have as a young person growing up. bñ memory you don't want to have. make sure there's no memory of waking up without to. all the toy collected by the stories listed here screen toy program n.12 years the restaurant estimates it has collected given away about 10 100,000 toys. >> bay area shopping center trying to the redefine how people shop at the mall. west field center in san francisco team up with ebay to set up the digital store front. don't justice project -- product but 10 foot tablet that let shoppers browse item and then can purchase it on the spot. >> get the place credit card information and name address we push it all to the phone but nothing that you wouldn't feel comfortable sharing with the whole world on big display. all in the security and privacy of the phone. >>reporter: and you find things there you can't find in the mall. in the case of tom shoes the item on the digital store front not available anywhere else there at the mal mall. sony display offers the same day delivery just lake web stores. the mall are using display li
KOFY
Nov 10, 2013 9:00pm PST
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KOFY
Nov 14, 2013 9:00pm PST
for central control to communicate with the passengers over a loud speaker. they don't know why this didn't happen yesterday. >> we just didn't know what was happening. which was bad. >> the driver is on suspended leave with pay while muni investigates exactly what went wrong. whether human error or something wrong with the train or combination of both. in san francisco, abc 7 news. >> u.s. transportation secretary anthony fox will join local leaders tomorrow to celebrate the completion of the caldecott tunnel fourth bore. cal-trans tweeted these pictures in the tunnel today. crew tested special fans designed to keep the bore from filling with smoke during a fire. new bore can open once it passes several test and workers stripe lanes. new tunnel means 4 lanes in both direction between orinda and oakland. cal-trans hope reduces delay for all drivers along highway 24 and certainly all of the drivers hope the very same thing it's scheduled to open first part of next wee week. >> the coming up next at 9:00. exclusive interview tonight with head of the university of california system ev
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Nov 17, 2013 9:00pm PST
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Nov 20, 2013 9:00pm PST
lake and spencer tells us, don't forget the chains, they are required over the pass. and half a mile west of santa rosa, this tree was forced the to come down. compromising power lines and closing a road there. and look at the highway, it was flooded, you can see the water spilling over the over pass. investigators say a driver going too fast went off a cliff. >> the chp said that the lexus skidded on the slick pavement and dropped 50 feet on the east side of highwaystehighway 17, r victims and hoisting the car back to the road caused a traffic mess that lasted for se several hours. a lot of people sent in their pictures. here is highway 101 in paul avenue. it forced the chp to shut down all but one lane. there's a man up to almost his waist in water. abc 7 carolyn tyler has more on what was a challenging day for many drivers. if you were trying to get from here to there today, you know it was not easy. on 101, heading from the peninsula, northbound from san francisco, it was not only stop and go, but slip and slide if you drove in to a gusher like this. caltrans cleared debris on th
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